Coordination adjustments will involve minor inconveniences, if at all. There will be ample economic benefits.
SB Easwaran | January 7, 2019 | Delhi
It's an idea rejected by the central government many times over - the latest in December 2018. India must remain united by a single time, the government reasoned, because coordination between zones for transport, railways, bank work, security agencies, and so on would be difficult. Never mind that so many vaster countries easily manage time differences and in the process gain in productivity. Russia has as many as 11 time zones, the US six, and Canada seven. These countries add even more to their productivity by adjusting for daylight saving time (DST) during summers.
The eastern states end up wasting two hours of daylight
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Two time zones is no big deal: Russia has 11
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Coordination adjustments will involve minor inconveniences, if at all. There will be ample economic benefits
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